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Ms. Aloha Nui will be named tonight.
United States could be headed for war in Syria
Suspicious object was light saber
Hawaii Electric Light Co. reported Friday that it reached an important milestone in its efforts to restore power to customers on the Big Island.
Police Chief Harry Kubojiri, at a Police Commission meeting Friday in Waimea, heaped praise on his officers for their actions during and after Tropical Storm Iselle.
He was a hotelier, a police commissioner, a County Council member, a state senator, a state representative and, more recently, a member of the Hawaii Tourism Authority. But most of all, Robert “Bob” Herkes was a dogged fighter for the people.
The Chronicle of Higher Education has ranked the University of Hawaii at Hilo as the most diverse four-year public institution in the country. The UH System filled out all the top spots in that category, with UH-Maui College, UH-West Oahu and UH-Manoa ranking in Nos. 2-4, respectively.
HONOLULU — Hawaii Chief Elections Officer Scott Nago tried to explain a host of problems that occurred during the recent primary election held in the wake of a tropical storm — from why a makeup election was held after initially telling voters of closed Big Island precincts they would be mailed ballots to why 800 ballots went uncounted on Maui.
Cheyanne Kaui-onalani Duvauchelle Keliihoomalu of Molokai has been named Miss Rodeo Hawaii 2014.
The Japanese Community Association of Hawaii invites the public to join in celebrating the Ireito Monument Silver Jubilee at 2 p.m. on Sunday at a memorial service at Alae Cemetery in Hilo.
The Volcano Art Center’s Hula Kahiko Series will continue at 10:30 a.m. today, with performances by three halau: Hula Kalehuak‘ieki‘eika‘iu from Volcano, under the direction of kumu hula Ab Valencia; Hula Kamamolikolehua of Kaka‘ako, Oahu, directed by kumu hula Pohaikealoha Souza, and Hula Kalehua‘apapaneoka‘au from Palolo, Oahu, under the direction of kumu hula Patrick Kapuawehi Choy.
The Pu‘u ‘O‘o lava flow is prompting fresh concerns as it continues its march toward populated areas.
Family members confirm that former state Rep. Bob Herkes, 83, has died. Visit www.hawaiitribune-herald later today or see Saturday’s print edition for more details.